On Monday, February 7, former world No. 3 Juan Martín del Potro will face off against fellow Argentinian and sixth seed Federico Delbonis in the first round of the 2022 Argentina Open. The doubles team will be fighting against each other after four years.
Juan Martin Del Potro vs Federico Delbonis: Match Details
- Tournament: ATP Argentina Open
- Match: Juan Martín del Potro vs Federico Delbonis
- Round: First Round
- Date: February 7, 2022
- Venue: Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Surface: Claycourt
- Prize Money: $6,460.
Juan Martin Del Potro vs Federico Delbonis: Preview
Juan Martin Del Potro is returning to the court after two years of recurring injuries and health issues. The 22-time ATP title winner is back but has announced that he will retire after the Argentina Open. His previous match was Queens in London in 2019. Ever since, he had been struggling with his injury. But the grit and drive of this player have pushed him to play in the last tournament of his career before he retires. His game before his hiatus was very stable and robust.
Federico Delbonis’s game has not been very consistent since the start of this year. Beginning the year with the ATP Cup, the Argentinian won in two group stages against Michail Pervolarakis and Aleksandre Metreveli. Up next, in the Sydney International Open, Delbonis lost in the first round to Denis Kudla in straight sets ( 6-3, 6-1 ). Following in Melbourne, the 2-time ATP title winner got eliminated in the first round against Pedro Martinez in a four-setter ( 6-7, 6-3, 4-6, 2-6 ). In the Cordoba Open, Delbonis lost to Carlos Taberner in the first round in straight sets ( 4-6, 2-6 ).
Juan Martin Del Potro vs Federico Delbonis: Head to Head
Juan Martin Del Potro and Federico Delbonis had an encounter previously in the 2017 Indian Wells Masters where Del Potro prevailed over Delbonis in straight sets ( 7-6, 6-3 ), making their Head-to-Head 1-0.
Juan Martin Del Potro vs Federico Delbonis: Prediction
Juan Martin, though he has more experience and titles, will find it very difficult to beat Federico Delbonis as he has not played pro in over two years. This year, the latter has more recent experience from his other tournaments and will come off strong against the 22-time title winner.
Prediction: Federico Delbonis is expected to win in two sets.
Juan Martin Del Potro vs Federico Delbonis ATP Argentina Open: Live Stream Details
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